Definitions for creeping
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crawl, crawling, creep, creeping(noun)
a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
"a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"
crawling, or moving close to the ground
growing along, and clinging to, the ground, or to a wall, etc., by means of rootlets or tendrils
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A phenomenon of capillarity, often annoying in battery jars. The solution, by capillarity, rises a little distance up the sides, evaporates, and as it dries more creeps up through it, and to a point a little above it. This action is repeated until a layer of the salts may form over the top of the vessel. To avoid it, paraffine is often applied to the edges of the cup, or a layer of oil, often linseed oil, is poured on the battery solution,
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Interest rates have been creeping up, but they’re still extremely low.
It is a sign of a creeping inner death when we no longer can praise the living.
I believe that for the past twenty years there has been a creeping socialism spreading in the United States.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
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